DIBRUGARH, May 15 - The four samples collected from a family of four who arrived here yesterday via special train from Delhi have tested negative for COVID-19. The family members were diagnosed with symptoms of fever and therefore, they were rushed to the quarantine centre at Jokai Model Hospital for further examination yesterday.
Another seven passengers from among 184 passengers who alighted from the special train this morning at Dibrugarh Railway Station, Banipur have been diagnosed with symptoms of fever. Among the seven, three are from Dibrugarh, another three from Tinsukia and one from Charaideo districts. They were taken to the quarantine centre at Jokai for COVID-19 test.
Among those who arrived here today, 24 are from Arunachal Pradesh. The district-wise number of passengers from other districts include Tinsukia (74), Dibrugarh (38), Biswanath Chariali (2), Charaideo (6), Dhemaji (24), Lakhimpur (15) and Sivasagar (1).
All the passengers underwent health screening at their respective health camps set up on the station campus.
Thirty-three passengers of Dibrugarh have been sent for quarantine in the designated city hotels namely � Khyati, Nandini and Maurya � while two others have been home quarantined.
Further, the 14 Dibrugarh-bound passengers who arrived in Guwahati yesterday via Shramik Express train were brought to Dibrugarh by bus. They were screened at temporary health screening centre at Victoria Girls� HS School and moved to Jironi lodge here for quarantine.